The US Labor Department has caved in to Big Agriculture and their allies in Congress to abandon the most vulnerable working children in America. Instead of protecting child farmworkers, the Labor Department will look the other way when children get crushed, suffocated, and poisoned on the job. (Photo: © 2009 ROMANO)

US: Labor Department Abandons Child Farmworkers

Proposed Rules to Shield Children from Most Dangerous Tasks Withdrawn

The US Labor Department has caved in to Big Agriculture and their allies in Congress to abandon the most vulnerable working children in America. Instead of protecting child farmworkers, the Labor Department will look the other way when children get crushed, suffocated, and poisoned on the job. (Photo: © 2009 ROMANO)

Proposed Rules to Shield Children from Most Dangerous Tasks Withdrawn